video games

King Arthur: Knight’s Tale Review

The short version of the review is: It’s good. It’s medieval XCOM that doesn’t fuck it up. For a lot of you, that’ll be all the recommendation you need. What I’m interested in discussing here is ambition. In 2009, Hungarian studio...

Chaos Gate: Daemonhunters Hands-On Impressions

Following up on our previous coverage, the fine folks over at Frontier and Complex Games invited us to play Chaos Gate: Daemonhunters in a remote hands-on event. This was handled via the remote-play app Parsec. Minor spoilers below. After attending...

Gunum Game Review: Escape Velocity Nova

Welcome back to GOONHAMMER ’02, where we look back at the games and media that we loved 20 years ago. Today Gunum is talking about Escape Velocity Nova, which was released in 2002 and could be seen as one...

Wow, that Escalated Quickly: Goonhammer Reviews Kingdom Hearts

Welcome back to GOONHAMMER '02, our week-long look back at 2002 and the games and media that defined the year. Today we're looking back at Kingdom Hearts, one of the more interesting franchise-spawning titles that year. The Chirurgeon: Let me...

Goonhammer Reviews: Warcraft III

Welcome back to GOONHAMMER '02, where we look back at the games and media that we loved 20 years ago. Today Thanqol is talking about Warcraft III, which released in 2002 and would go on to change the face...

Total War Warhammer 3: The Goonhammer Review

For those of you who have been following my articles on this game series - in particular my first impressions article - you know that I'm very excited about this release. Creative Assembly bringing the Warhammer universe to life...

Chaos Gate: Daemonhunters First Impressions

The fine folks over at Frontier and Complex Games invited us in for a special sneak peek at their new game, the mouthful of a title that is Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate: Daemonhunters. These first impressions are based on...

First Impressions of Total War: Warhammer III

Platform: PC | Release Date: February 17, 2022 As a massive fan of the Total War series (something I pointed out in my review of the first two Total War: Warhammer games), I was incredibly excited when Creative Assembly asked...

The Official Goonhammer Video Game Of The Year

Welcome, dear gamer, to Goonhammer’s inaugural Game Of The Year, or GHGOTY, if you will. This year has been, shall we say, less than jam packed with new releases and blockbuster hits, but we’ve nonetheless spent hundreds of hours...

Halo Infinite: The Foundations of a Franchise

How does one review a greatest hits compilation? You can judge it on sequencing, quality, presentation, but not on originality. Halo Infinite plays like a dream and sounds even better, but it borrows so many ideas from earlier installments...